Bizarre Liquor Laws of B.C.’s Past

After Prohibition ended in B.C. in 1921, new legislation was passed in its wake that provided stringent government control over how liquor was sold, consumed and advertised. And wouldn’t you know it? Those laws have had a lasting effect to […]

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Has Victoria's beer scene lost its edge?

It’s the city of newlyweds, nearly deads and die-hard hopheads. Victoria has laid claim to B.C.’s craft beer throne ever since Spinnakers opened as Canada’s first brewpub in 1984 and it’s given the city a cutting edge to slice through those musty stereotypes. But a […]

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The Curious Case of Murray Street

It was once a sleepy, little suburb that’s mutated suddenly into a craft beer hotspot. Since 2014, three breweries have opened along Port Moody’s Murray Street – Yellow Dog, Moody Ales and Twin Sails – revitalizing a declining industrial area […]

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